On Feb 27, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:
SSE offers this description: "Introduced in 1871. High yields in clay or heavy soils. Uniform 6-8" x 2- 2 1/2" roots. Dark bright-orange flesh, nearly coreless. Leading main crop variety for home and market, stores well into winter. Sweet and tender. 65-87 days."
On Jan 14, 2003, lupinelover from Grove City, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:
A very flavorful, good storage carrot. This is the best type (6-8") to plant where clay soil is prevalent, for a higher yield than the mini carrots (2-3")
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Los Angeles, California Redwood City, California Nabb, Indiana Beltsville, Maryland Kansas City, Missouri Evergreen, Montana Los Alamos, New Mexico Charlotte, North Carolina Cross, South Carolina Kershaw, South Carolina Crossville, Tennessee Everman, Texas